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The search for the beloved journeys in mythology and sacred psychology by Jean Houston

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Published by J.P. Tarcher/Putnam in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Consciousness -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • Mind and body -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • Imagery (Psychology),
  • Psychology, Religious.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-244) and index.

StatementJean Houston ; [with a new foreword by the author].
SeriesAn inner work book, Inner workbook.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF311 .H655 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL776010M
ISBN 100874778719
LC Control Number97176772
OCLC/WorldCa37696512

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